A.J. Ferlazzo Blg. Auditorium
PWSRA Annual Meeting
72 Referees in Attendance
Barry Sherry called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m.
There was no reading of prior minutes since Acacia Ellis was sick and unable to attend. Deferred until next meeting.
John Andre conducted the election of the Head Referee. Motion was made by Debbie O’Connor to nominate Barry Sherry. Seconded by Keith Dorland. With no other nominations, J.R. Bryant motioned to close nominations. Second by Klaus Staefe. Re-election was unanimous by voice vote.
With no new business, Barry closed the business meeting.
Kirby Thomas, PWSI VP Ops, review of the year and thanks to all refs.
Klaus Staefe, Referee Evaluator, presented before the meeting on positioning and appearance. Updated us on new USSF uniforms.
Ben Jones, National Referee Emeritus, was special guest. Ben refereed in MLS from 2003-2006. He made a presentation about his refereeing and the need to keep priorities in order.
John Andre, Referee Liaison Officer, went over information contained in game reports.
Barry presented assigning stats: 100% for all Saturday games. 99.6% coverage for all games including Sunday makeups.
Barry introduced our newest State Referee, Jim Griffin. Jim donated and conducted raffles for door prizes.
Meeting ended at 9:00 p.m. with distribution of Fall paychecks.
Bryant, J R
Smith, Michael (Shane)